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  •  One can be anti-NATO without being pro-Qaddafi (5+ / 0-)
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    PhilJD, shaharazade, jj32, Pete Rock, Agathena

    And that is the correct position. In fact a number ANSWER supporters made exactly that point in conversations outside before the forum started in LA.

    "We're not pro-Qaddafi, we're anti-intervention"  I don't know how they felt inside latter when it was all "brother Qaddafi" this and "brother Qaddafi" that....and not one critique of Qaddafi was made.

    Remember history, Clay Claiborne, Director Vietnam: American Holocaust - narrated by Martin Sheen

    by Clay Claiborne on Thu Jun 23, 2011 at 11:13:22 AM PDT

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    •  That's what I said -- (1+ / 0-)
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      and criticized McKinney for her "brother Qaddafi" line.  However, it doesn't bug me that criticizing Qaddafi was absent from a non-intervention in Libya forum.  It's not like anti-Qaddafi critiques and rhetoric haven't been common in this country for decades and been without any attempt at any balance.

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